Where I’ll Be, Online and Off: Summer 2016

It’s been a busy end of the semester:  wrapping up classes, the inauguration of a new president at Widener, several days of faculty development workshops (including a discussion of reimagining promotion and tenure featuring NAC&U colleague David Saloman, from the Sage Colleges). I’m particularly proud of the students in ENGL 301: Methods of Literary Study—they… Read More Where I’ll Be, Online and Off: Summer 2016

A Contract for Literary Couples and 20th-Century Life Writing

Bloomsbury has offered a contract for “Literary Couples and 20th-Century Life Writing: Narrative and Intimacy.”  This project has been in the works a long time, and has taken on a variety of shapes in my mind.  I’m thrilled it might now actually, finally see the light of day.  (Sidebar:  this post showed up in my… Read More A Contract for Literary Couples and 20th-Century Life Writing

Engagements with Narrative: Some Early Reviews

My second book, Engagements with Narrative, isn’t out yet, but some blurbs are coming in — and they are not negative! Highlights include: “Clear and authoritative…flashes of wit” “Particularly clear-eyed in its analyses of feminist plotting” “Wide-ranging, well-informed, and appealing” “The most enjoyable and accessible introduction to story-making” “This is a book that will become a… Read More Engagements with Narrative: Some Early Reviews